• About Hellyer

    Former NorCal resident now residing in Madison,Wisconsin. I race cross, but I'm named after a velodrome. Support your local bike shop, NorCal race promoters, and go learn to race on a track. Hellyer Velodrome - http://www.ridethetrack.com


    Crit Recap: Davis, St. Rafael, Lodi Get Pro Treatment

    by  • July 11, 2011 • norcal scene, race coverage • 2 Comments

    Ed. Note: Vacation happened last week… sort of. NorCal got the pro treatment with coverage and photos at several big crits by Lyne Lamoureaux of podiuminsight.com fame.  While resting up at home in NorCal, in between NRC and fancy domestic races, which podiuminsight.com covers for various cycling publications, L.L showed up to take some photos...

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    TDF Day 1 – When Friends Become Enemies

    by  • July 2, 2011 • too random • 6 Comments

    Every year it’s the same thing. About 15 minutes after the first stage some excited viewer in my circle of friends posts the result with an innocent comment like “Chapeau Gilbert!”. The news used to be broken on email, but now it’s on Facebook, twitter, google+ or what ever service you might be using....

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    TVC Day 1

    by  • July 2, 2011 • race coverage • 2 Comments

    I have been en route to the east coast since 10:30 am PST Friday morning but I was able to stay up to date on happenings at the Testarossa Velodrome Challenge thanks to the tweets of @yu_kie and the photos of @podiuminsight (http://www.podiuminsight.com/2011/07/02/testarossa-american-velodrome-challenge-day-1/). Be sure to check them out on twitter for a recap...

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    Crit Season – and the Other July Race

    by  • June 30, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    The NorCal Spring & Summer classics are over.  July means one thing – Crit Season is upon us!  To help sharpen that leg speed there are even a few high profile track races the serious crit monkeys can ride.  Below are the events that are highlights on the NorCal Crit Season Calendar. – Testarossa...

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    TVC VIP Tickets & Hellyer Videos

    by  • June 29, 2011 • norcal scene • 1 Comment

    Thanks for the responses to the VIP ticket give away. I had a couple of “winners.” – Lyne Lamoreaux: because i want to steal her photos from podiuminsight.com – Yukie: because she’ll tweet the results – Alden: I am making him write content for the site. He was willing to expose this fact if...

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    Burlingame Crit: Updated

    by  • June 26, 2011 • race coverage • 0 Comments

    There was exciting racing up in Burlingame which is  one of the longest running races on the Peninsula. The local speedsters had a good shot at this one as many men and women who have been cleaning up on the NorCal scene were off contesting races either at nationals in Georgia, or in the...

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